(August 1971)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Del Connell ?

Issue Notes

Cover code: 92301-108

The Secret of the Jolly Berries; The African Lion (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck; Pinocchio; True-Life Adventure / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Pinocchio
Keywords
Lion

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Summer Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mickey Mouse (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia.

The Secret of the Jolly-berries (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck; Pinocchio / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Donald Duck; Pinocchio; John Worthington Foulfellow; Gideon; Monstro
Reprints

Flight Training (Table of Contents: 4)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Huemer
Pencils
George Wheeler
Inks
George Wheeler
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1964.00.00

The Snake Skin Belt (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children; western-frontier
Characters
Little Hiawatha; Sunflower; Wicked Witch; Big Chief

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page.

Gladstone Gander Lucky Crossword (Table of Contents: 6)

Gladstone Gander / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Characters
Gladstone Gander

The Unknown Hero (Table of Contents: 7)

Goofy [Disney Character] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy
Reprints

The Pony Express (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1963

Too Many Thumps (Table of Contents: 9)

Jiminy Cricket; Thumper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jiminy Cricket; Thumper

Morty and Ferdie Fun Time (Table of Contents: 10)

Morty and Ferdie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Characters
Morty and Ferdie

In a Pinch (Table of Contents: 11)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Chip 'n' Dale
Synopsis
When a wedding cake is ruined, Chip 'n' Dale substitute for the figures at the top to save a driver's job.
Reprints

On Location (Table of Contents: 12)

Minnie Mouse in Hollywood / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Dinner at the Diner (Table of Contents: 13)

Gus and Jaq / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank McSavage
Inks
Frank McSavage
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Gus and Jaq
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 6.

On with the Show (Table of Contents: 14)

Dumbo; Super Goof [Disney] / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Dumbo; Super Goof

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page.

Moby Duck Sea Maze (Table of Contents: 15)

Moby Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Characters
Moby Duck

Diamond Mine Dilemma (Table of Contents: 16)

Mickey Mouse; Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]; Mickey Mouse
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 8.

The Appaloosa (Table of Contents: 17)

The World of Horses / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

The Lemonade Fling (Table of Contents: 18)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

The African Lion (Table of Contents: 19)

True-Life Adventure / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
August Lenox
Pencils
August Lenox
Inks
August Lenox
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
animal
Reprints
Keywords
Africa; lion

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3. New layout.

Clarabelle Cow Market Mix-up (Table of Contents: 20)

Clarabelle Cow / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Characters
Clarabelle Cow

Cycle Show-Off (Table of Contents: 21)

Bongo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bongo; Lumpjaw
Reprints

The Demon Sand (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Facts about quicksand.
Reprints
Keywords
quicksand

Indexer Notes

copyright 1964

[Reading Mania] (Table of Contents: 23)

Daisy Duck's Diary / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Dick Moores

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Clarabelle Cow; Clara Cluck; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

Scamp Dot Fun (Table of Contents: 24)

Scamp / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Characters
Scamp

The Double Plot (Table of Contents: 25)

The Three Little Pigs / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Emil Eagle; Brer Bear

Star Shower (Table of Contents: 26)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Huemer
Pencils
George Wheeler
Inks
George Wheeler
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1964.00.00

You Can't Win (Table of Contents: 27)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper
Reprints

"W" Farm (Table of Contents: 28)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Characters
Grandma Duck; Big Bad Wolf

Paying Their Way (Table of Contents: 29)

April, May and June / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Gregory
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
April, May and June; Grandma Duck

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page.
Script credit confirmed from Bob Gregory's collection of payment request invoices from Western Publishing Company, Inc., invoice dated September 24, 1970.

Brer Rabbit Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 30)

Brer Rabbit / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Characters
Brer Rabbit

Crack Up with Cracky! (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Jokes by Cracky / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Pencil Puzzle Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of the Jolly Berries; The African Lion
    Donald Duck; Pinocchio; True-Life Adventure
  2. 1. ["Summer's fun, it's true..."]
    Summer Fun
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Secret of the Jolly-berries
    Donald Duck; Pinocchio
  5. 4. Flight Training
    True Life Adventures
  6. 5. The Snake Skin Belt
    Little Hiawatha
  7. 6. Gladstone Gander Lucky Crossword
    Gladstone Gander
  8. 7. The Unknown Hero
    Goofy [Disney Character]
  9. 8. The Pony Express
  10. 9. Too Many Thumps
    Jiminy Cricket; Thumper
  11. 10. Morty and Ferdie Fun Time
    Morty and Ferdie
  12. 11. In a Pinch
    Chip 'n' Dale
  13. 12. On Location
    Minnie Mouse in Hollywood
  14. 13. Dinner at the Diner
    Gus and Jaq
  15. 14. On with the Show
    Dumbo; Super Goof [Disney]
  16. 15. Moby Duck Sea Maze
    Moby Duck
  17. 16. Diamond Mine Dilemma
    Mickey Mouse; Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  18. 17. The Appaloosa
    The World of Horses
  19. 18. The Lemonade Fling
    Uncle Scrooge
  20. 19. The African Lion
    True-Life Adventure
  21. 20. Clarabelle Cow Market Mix-up
    Clarabelle Cow
  22. 21. Cycle Show-Off
    Bongo
  23. 22. The Demon Sand
  24. 23. [Reading Mania]
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  25. 24. Scamp Dot Fun
    Scamp
  26. 25. The Double Plot
    The Three Little Pigs
  27. 26. Star Shower
    True Life Adventures
  28. 27. You Can't Win
    Gyro Gearloose
  29. 28. "W" Farm
    Grandma Duck
  30. 29. Paying Their Way
    April, May and June
  31. 30. Brer Rabbit Rhyme Time
    Brer Rabbit
  32. 31. Crack Up with Cracky!
    Jokes by Cracky
  33. 32. ["Don't leave your pencil at school!"]
    Pencil Puzzle Fun
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